Monday, September 28, 2009

Happy Birthday, Tigger!

When did this baby: Become this big five year old kid:
with her first bike?

I must have blinked.

And here, for those who were wondering, is the manatee cake:
Prince Charming and I created this, per Tigger's request, belly button and all. It had her name at the top as well, but we've blurred that part for the purposes of this blog.

Hours of work, and we ate most of it in about five minutes flat (20 people can do that). The important thing is Tigger had the cake she wanted. The bad thing is now she thinks her mommy and daddy can make any cake she can think up. I'm already dreading next year's request.

12 comments:

Karin said...

Happy Birthday! Great job on the cake!

Karabeth said...

Ha! Ha! You're worried about next year's cake? I'm frantically trying to remember what we bought Polly for her 6th birthday! :)

Btw, not only was the cake gorgeous but it tasted wonderful, too. That could explain why it disappeared in 5 minutes flat.

Amy said...

haha! I love the cake:) Maybe next year she'll pick something like an ostrich or a flamingo I'd be interested to see that one:)

Amy said...

Happy Birthday, Tigger!

I hope you took notes on the cake. You know... on the outside chance Sweet Pea requests a Manatee for HER birthday! ;) And I thought I made good bday cakes! Sheesh!

Lisa said...

Love the cake. Wish I could have been there! I hope she has a wonderful birthday!

ginellebaskin said...

Awesome job on the cake! Glad she had such a great birthday! Manatee cake AND a bike--I don't think life gets any better than that for a 5 year old:)

Renae said...

One of my little girls is almost 6! How *does* that happen so fast?

The cake is awesome! My kids pick their own cakes every year, too. Thankfully, one of the resource I have is a book of cakes with lots of instructions. ;) They are all made of standard size pans, so that helps.

MacKenzie said...

That is a crazy cake! It makes me want to sing the VeggieTales song: Oh, Barbara Manatee (Manatee)You are the one for me...

Greyson said...

Awe, love the cake! I think E thinks mommy can make any kind of cake too. All yr she talked about having a princess castle and, at the last minute, switched to a rainbow. Wa-hoo for mom!

Congrats, Tigger, on your big 5-year-old birthday!!

Jennifer said...

That is awesome. So realistic, I love manatees.

Janet said...

That is a fabulous cake. My youngest mentioned a dolphin cake the other day. You cake inpires me to think I can do it. :)

Nony said...

Love this cake! What a great mom you are, and I think your daughter is right, you can do anything.

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